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Becoming the protector of the island (Jacob successor) requires two sacrifices; one before coming to the island and one while on the island. Sacrifices made by the Candidates (though The Substitute) are:

  • Pre-Island Sacrifices:
    • Locke: relationship with Helen;
    • Shepherd: Christian;
    • Reyes: bad luck;
    • Ford: parent's death;
    • Jarrah: believes Nadia is dead;
    • Kwon: dying relationship with one another;
  • Island Sacrifices:
    • Locke: Boone;
    • Shepherd: none so far;
    • Reyes: Libby;
    • Ford: Juliet;
    • Jarrah: Shannon;
    • Kwon: got separated;

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